Critics of NLRB’s ‘joint employer’ rule predict job losses, more red tape for businesses

The Washington Times cites Research Fellow Sean Higgins on the NLRB joint employer rule:

The board’s apparent goal is to encourage collective bargaining, according to Sean Higgins, a labor policy specialist at the Competitive Enterprise Institute.

Mr. Higgins said the standard of indirect control has “no clear definition” and “will only create more confusion.”

“Adopting it as a standard runs contrary to the whole point of a federal rule, which is to provide clarity about government regulations,” Mr. Higgins said.

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